Gardaí didn’t disclose Cloyne abuse complaint for two years

Gardaí failed to inform childcare authorities about a complaint of sexual abuse in the diocese of Cloyne for more than two years, it has emerged.

10th January, 2009

Gardaí failed to inform childcare authorities about a complaint of sexual abuse in the diocese of Cloyne for more than two years, it has emerged.

New documents released with an audit of the management of abuse complaints in the diocese reveal that Bishop John Magee informed a senior Garda about the complaint in December 2005. However, when the victim asked the Health Service Executive (HSE) about the status of the case in August 2007,the...

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